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Bombardier's railway maintenance depot in Chart Leacon, Ashford, could close at the end of March

15 January 2014
by Tim Collins

Bombardier employ 60 people at their depot in Chart Leacon, Ashford, working on maintenance of Southeastern’s Electrostar fleet of trains.

The contract is due to end in March, and no replacement work has yet been found for the site.

Bombardier depot, Chart Leacon, Ashford

Bombardier depot, Chart Leacon, Ashford

But the French-firm hopes that the affected employees can stay in work by transferring to Southeastern (SE) under employment law.

For the full story, see tomorrow's Kentish Express.

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